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Whooping Cough

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Confirmed Case Of Whooping Cough At Walpole Elementary School

A confirmed case of Pertussis has been reported at a Walpole elementary school.

05/28/2014

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Growing Number Of Families Opt Out Of Vaccines For Kids

Vaccines have been proven to prevent childhood diseases like whooping cough, measles, and mumps. But, not all parents are convinced the shots are safe for their kids.

12/18/2013

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Report: Whooping Cough Case Reported At Sandwich Middle School

A Cape Cod middle school student has been diagnosed with whooping cough, according to a report in the Cape Cod Times.

10/06/2012

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Two Windham, NH Students Reportedly Diagnosed With Whooping Cough

Two students in Windham, New Hampshire have reportedly been diagnosed with pertussis, or whooping cough.

09/16/2012

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Mass. Sees Spike In Whooping Cough Cases

Cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, have spiked dramatically this year compared to previous data.

08/29/2012

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